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Daily Habits That Get You Sick

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Daily Habits That Get You Sick 

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It is around that time of the year that the cold season is in full affect. The sniffles turn into full-blown congestion and the mild headache becomes a throbbing nightmare. While this seasonal bug often spreads like wildfire in schools and the workplace, it can easily be caught within the comfort of your own home. Sixty-five percent of colds and more than half of food-borne illnesses are contracted from homes. Daily tasks, including vacuuming, sleeping, opening windows, etc., are often why we get sick. Arizona Foothills spoke with Dr. Michael Robb, owner of FIX 24 in Scottsdale, to get a better understanding of what Valley residents can do to avoid seasonal colds and increase their overall health.